Jim McKelvey is an American entrepreneur, businessperson, philanthropist, and co-founder of Square.
Jim McKelvey, entrepreneur and cofounder of Square, says that most companies that think of themselves as innovative are really just copycats. True innovation, he argues, is about fearlessly exploring novel solutions and dramatically expanding markets. Doing so also helps startups defend their innovations against industry giants, as Square did against Amazon. McKelvey is the author of the book “The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time.”
Jim McKelvey is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist, and artist. The co-founder of Square, where he still serves on the Board of Directors, and founder Invisibly, an ambitious project set to rewire the economics of online content, Jim joins the show today to explain the benefits of reducing friction in your customers' transactions and more. Listen in as he shares insights from his new book, The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time, as well as the story behind Square. You'll learn how to push through the hardships you may face as an entrepreneur, boost your credibility, and simplify things in your business. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2PP0Kc9 
This week's guest in the Executive Chair is Jim McKelvey who is founder and CEO of Square Inc. Jim talks career and future plans with Bobby.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Oct 19th, 1965
Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
1 hour, 10 minutes